Mailbox bomb explodes at Amarillo home

Amarillo Police say a bomb was set inside this mailbox before exploding late Sunday afternoon. / Emily Griffin - Pronews 7

A homemade bomb allegedly set in the mailbox of a Southwest Amarillo home late Sunday afternoon has exploded. According to Amarillo Police, a homemade bomb was placed inside the mailblox of a house in the 4400 block of Evelyn. A member of the bomb squad was called in but officials tell Pronews 7 the bomb exploded before they arrived. Fortunately, no injuries were reported. Amarillo Police continue to investigate this case and are now searching for the suspect or suspects involved.